Written by Mr Puntsource
Round 2, Match Preview Sunday 12th of March 4:05 pm kick-off Leichhardt Oval, Sydney.
The Wests Tigers will host the Newcastle Knights in game seven, round two National Rugby League Telstra Premiership in 2023;
It doesn’t get more competitive in round two as these two fight it out for the two points; nothing really separates these two, both incurring a round one loss, both searching for their own DNA in 2023; this clash will be competitive; some mixed feelings and emotions as both teams entering into some player swapping before the new season, this will be some showdown, and the loser will be getting some heat from the media if they lose!
-> THE HISTORY
Since 1998, the Wests Tigers have played the Newcastle Knights in thirty-four games total but have only won fifty per cent overall; out of the last five Wests Tigers home games, West Tigers at home have won the last two out of five games against the Knights, the last time these two teams clashed the Knights won 14-10.
-> CURRENT FORM
In Round one, the Wests Tigers lost to the Titans by twelve points, while the Warriors beat the Knights by eight points.
-> POINT SCORING
The Knights scored two points better in the attack.
The Knights were better in defence, conceding ten points, while the Wests Tigers leaked twelve points.